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Bonn Climate Talks Turn to Discussion of Carbon Capture and Storage Technology

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23/10/2014

Carbon capture and storage, the technology that pumps greenhouse gases produced by burning fossil fuels beneath the surface of the earth, was at the center of negotiations at the Bonn Climate Change Conference Oct. 21, though much of the work took place behind the scenes in small group meetings. The technology is controversial within the United Nations climate change process because it is ...

European Commission: GaBi energy data has the best quality

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23/10/2014

PE INTERNATIONAL’s GaBi energy datasets are the best quality in an independent review instigated by the European Commission. The review analyses the quality of energy data used in the European Reference Life Cycle Database (ELCD). Aim: Best data for ELCD The aim of the review was to assure that the highest quality energy LCI data are used in the European Reference Life-Cycle Database ...

Webinar: Streamlining Environmental Management in the Public Sector

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23/10/2014

Increasingly, ISO 14001 has become the go-to environmental management standard for cities, state governments, and public sector organizations of every size and shape. With today’s emphasis on sustainability and environmental responsibility, it’s incumbent on all levels of government to ensure their environmental programs are running at top performance and generating ROI through ...

Nova: nothing ‘average’ about this sound level meter

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20/10/2014

Advanced integrating sound level meter Nova is the latest range of advanced integrating sound level meters designed specifically for safety professionals by Pulsar Instruments, expert manufacturer and global retailer of noise measurement equipment since 1969. This handheld integrating sound level meter is available as a Class 1 or Class 2 instrument and is the ...

New photometer 8000 from palintest

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23/10/2014

The new, upgraded Palintest Photometer 8000 Field Kit has now been launched for use in the drinking water, wastewater, surface water and process water markets. The kit brings together a portable multiparameter photometer and all the required accessories to conveniently and accurately test water in almost any application environment. Equally suitable for use in the lab or in the field, it ...

DOE Gas Hydrate R&D: Shale Gas Déjà Vu?

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23/10/2014

More than 30 years ago, DOE looked into the future and saw the potentially large benefit of developing promising but difficult-to-extract unconventional natural gas resources, particularly those from shale formations. As a result, it began sponsoring research and development (R&D), partnering with industry and academia, and, among other things, invested about $137 million in the Eastern Gas ...

Paper waste as far as the eye can reach

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23/10/2014

On the outskirts of Nashville, there’s a plant that’s making the most out of printing waste. Combined Resources is a paper recycler that encourages companies to “save money while reducing their carbon footprint.” For this reason, it makes a lot of sense that they own a WEIMA shredder. When you enter the plant, you’ll immediately see an enormous, red WEIMA WLK 18 ...

World Water-Tech North America Summit Approaching

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22/10/2014

The second annual World Water-Tech North America Summit, the fifth event in the World Water-Tech series, gathers the key stakeholders from every part of the water value chain. Hosted by Rethink Events and WaterTAP Ontario, the event provides a dynamic meeting place for the growing international water-tech community. World Water-Tech North America will feature utility and industrial leaders from ...

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